Where can you find the best local hand surgeons?


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It is possible to find local hand surgeons by performing a search on the American Society for Surgery of the Hand at ASSH.org. A list of highly rated hand surgeons in the United States was published by Becker's Spine Review in 2011.

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Users can perform a search for hand surgeons by entering their location with a city, state or ZIP code. A search can also be performed with a doctor's first or last name, reports ASSH. The names, addresses and other information posted about ASSH members is only to assist in locating physicians who provide services in the specified cities and states, and the provision of such information is not an endorsement of any individual or services, cautions ASSH.

There is information regarding conditions and injuries of the hand including videos, graphics and symptom selection. Commonly performed procedures and treatments are also discussed on the ASSH website, and users can read about hand anatomy and hand surgery. Detailed information about hand safety is also available on the website, explains ASSH.

A list of 45 well-known hand surgeons from around the country was published by Becker's Spine Review. The hand surgeon's credentials and location are mentioned along with any specialty services provided. In addition to educational qualifications, any ground-breaking or pioneering techniques developed by the hand surgeon are also listed by Becker's Spine Review.

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